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U.S. Open champ Bryson DeChambeau now pins his Olympic hopes on Los Angeles in 2028

Jun. 19, 2024 14:35 PM EDT

COLLEGE GROVE, Tenn. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau couldn't play at the Tokyo Olympics because of COVID-19. His decision to sign with LIV Golf is keeping him out of the Paris Games this summer. So the two-time U.S. Open champion is pinning his hopes on Los Angeles in 2028. ...

Conners moves into last Canadian spot for Olympic return. Dutch are back in the game

Jun. 17, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Corey Conners found the fairway and the green on the final hole of the U.S. Open, a closing par at Pinehurst No. 2 that landed him in the Olympics for Canada for the second time. The Official World Golf Ranking published after the U.S. Open was used to...

Olympic spots are on the line for Patrick Cantlay and Corey Conners at the US Open

Jun. 15, 2024 11:32 AM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — David Puig of Spain knew the score even before he teed off in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2. All he had to do was make the cut to move past Jorge Campillo and earn a spot in the Olympics this summer in Paris. “Unless someone like Eugenio Chacarra...

Pinehurst stands apart as a US Open test because of the greens

Jun. 12, 2024 22:10 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Pebble Beach has the Pacific Ocean. Oakmont is the brute with its church pew bunkers. Pinehurst No. 2 has the cereal bowls turned upside down. The greens at Pinehurst No. 2 are the signature of this Donald Ross course that hosts the 124th U.S. Open starting...

High school biology teacher looks to make the most of his 'Tin Cup' moment at the US Open

Jun. 12, 2024 19:47 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Colin Prater feels a little like Kevin Costner’s character in “Tin Cup” this week — a relative unknown who suddenly finds himself thrust onto one of golf’s biggest stages at the U.S. Open. It’s a movie Prater is quite familiar with, which is why...

Wyndham Clark trying to regain his form as he begins his U.S. Open title defense at Pinehurst No. 2

Jun. 12, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Wyndham Clark walked off the second tee during his practice round at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the sun just beginning to rise over Pinehurst No. 2, and slowly went down the rope line signing flag after flag for eager kids. Most called him “Mr. Clark.” A...

World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler an overwhelming favorite to win his first US Open at Pinehurst

Jun. 12, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — A glance at the 124th U.S. Open golf championship, which starts Thursday at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club: Site: Pinehurst No. 2 Length: 7,540 yards. Par: 70. Cut: Top 60 and ties. Playoff (if...

Rory McIlroy arrives at the U.S. Open content with his career, yet burning to end his major drought

Jun. 11, 2024 15:31 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — The final question Rory McIlroy was asked before he headed onto Pinehurst No. 2 on Tuesday for his first practice round at this week's U.S. Open was perhaps more befitting of a player in the twilight of his career than one ranked No. 3 in the world. Are there...

US OPEN '24: A trivia quiz covering more than century of U.S. Open golf

Jun. 09, 2024 11:03 AM EDT

How well do you know the U.S. Open? Try this quiz (answers at the bottom): 1. Where was the first U.S. Open played? a.) Pinehurst No. 2 b.) Newport c.) Shinnecock Hills 2. Who is the only player to complete the career Grand...

Scottie Scheffler's big finish gives him a 3-shot lead at the Memorial

Jun. 07, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Masters champion Scottie Scheffler is only making it look easy right now. It didn't feel that way Friday on a firm course in gusty wind, where he finished strong for a 4-under 68 to go from a tie to a three-shot lead in the Memorial. Scheffler hit a 3-iron into...